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About us

Founded in 1976 by Roberto Bottacini and Giuseppe Beretta, Pneumax has become a worldwide market leader in the manufacture and supply of components for pneumatic automation. With its main production facilities in Lurano, Italy, the Pneumax organisation has seen significant growth in terms of size and turnover, with the Pneumax Holdings Group now controlling 19 companies.

Pneumax has an enviable range of pneumatic products designed to meet most demands which span across many industry sectors, offering reliability through innovation. The product range, coupled with a sophisticated research and development team, ensure Pneumax products are quick and easy to install with short lead times for deliveries.

The company’s decisions and strategies are based on looking towards the future, to ensure that any investments made ‘are making a difference’ in the highly competitive pneumatics market. Pneumax pursue a policy of ‘total quality’ and has attained ISO 9001 – 14001 – 18001Quality Assurance Certification.

For over twenty three years, Pneumax Ltd has provided those products to the UK pneumatics market. Originally based in Gosport, the company had experienced continued growth when, in 2008 they were acquired by the Pneumax Holding Group whose continued re-investment has seen the company move to modern 1500m² facilities in Southampton.

With large stocks and an engineering workshop equipped to manufacture pneumatic cylinders, control panels, as well as the ability to modify standard products, Pneumax Ltd have the capacity to tailor components to meet the customers’ needs. Furthermore, as well as supplying the pneumatic components, Pneumax also have a wealth of experience when it comes to applications and assisting with the design of pneumatic systems.

With an experienced external sales team and internal technical support and of course, not forgetting our comprehensive distribution and resale network, Pneumax deal with both OEM and in-plant accounts with a policy to work closely with our customers to ensure they get the right product at the time.

Our comprehensive product range of controls valves, actuators, air preparation equipment, tube and fittings manufactured in materials such as aluminium and technopolymer conform to all the required VDMA and ISO standards offering a ‘total solution’ to your pneumatic requirements.



Coronavirus (Covid-19)


During these difficult times, we are pleased to confirm that Pneumax UK are still open for business. As well as being able to supply components from our extensive stock profile, we are also continuing to manufacture Pneumatic cylinders (16mmØ – 200mmØ) and Pneumatic/ Electro-Pneumatic control panels at our facility in Southampton. If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Ian Cheeseman

General Manager